Parent Resource Center for Special Education

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    Check out PRC's Upcoming Events: Winter/Spring 2021 Flier

    The CCPS Parent Resource Center for Special Education (PRC) exists to provide a resource for parents, educators, and the community that will benefit all youth with disabilities birth to 21 years of age. The center provides training, resources, and linkages between the school and community.

    Staffed by parents and educators, the center activities include but are not limited to the following:

    • Offer support to parents who need someone to talk to on an individual basis in a confidential, supportive atmosphere.
    • Refer families to local support groups, workshops, advocacy groups and recreational opportunities. 
    • Provide an opportunity for families to network and share ideas and experiences.
    • Link experienced parents to parents of newly identified children with similar special needs.
    • Seek ways to encourage and strengthen communication between parents and school personnel.
    • Maintain a lending library of books and DVD's on a wide range of special education topics such as types of disabilities, parenting, social skills, advocacy and special education law. 

    The CCPS Parent Resource Center for Special Education is a cooperative program that includes the:

     familysupport Family Support Network of the Cecil County Infants & Toddlers Program
    Family Support Network Coordinator

     partnersforsuccess Partners for Success of the Cecil County Public Schools Special Education Program
    Katie Seymour - Partners For Success Coordinator

    PreschoolPartners Preschool Partners Program
    Mary Amerman -  Pre-School Partners Coordinator

    Please contact the PRC staff for resources and support. 

    We are available by email at or by phone at (410) 996-5637. 


    • Due to COVID-19, the PRC office at Gilpin Manor Elementary School is currently closed.
    • All of our upcoming events will be VIRTUAL. 
    • *If Cecil County Public Schools are delayed or closed due to inclement weather, PRC events for that day will be canceled.


PRC Resources

Email Distribution list

  • The PRC maintains an email distribution list to provide information about PRC events, to inform about local resources and local agency program opportunities that are relevant to families with children, birth to 21, with special needs or delays. 


  • For a direct link to the PRC Calendar click HERE

  • The Parent Resource Center Office is located in Gilpin Manor Elementary School- 203 Newark Avenue, Elkton, MD  21921 / Phone # 410-996-5637 / Email Address: